About Our 2018 Sponsors

Silver Sponsor


The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is a public-private partnership whose primary goal is to promote economic growth and stability by supporting existing businesses, targeting new businesses and attracting corporate and regional headquarters.

Bronze Sponsor


The mission of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) is to serve as a catalyst for business growth in Anne Arundel County thereby increasing job opportunities, expanding the tax base and improving quality of life. As home to Fort George G. Meade, Anne Arundel County is a hub for information and network security, big data intelligence, and analytics. AAEDC supports the county’s robust technology by offering the Arundel Defense Tech Toolbox which offers zero percent financing with flexible payment terms, workforce development grants and complimentary consultations with experts.


Anchor Technologies, Inc. is a cyber security consulting firm performing services nationally and internationally. Since 2002, Anchor has been assisting organizations by designing a strategic approach towards data and brand protection. Anchor offers solutions that advise organizations on how to protect networks, systems and data from attack or unauthorized access.



Founded in 1997, Edwards Performance Solutions provides business solutions that result in greater operational performance. We enhance customer capabilities – finding ways to improve productivity, profitability, and security through Enterprise Management, IT Services, Learning & Development, and Cybersecurity.


Founded in 1969, KatzAbosch is a leading middle market CPA and business consulting firm primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Our mission is to provide the highest quality accounting, tax, financial, and management consulting services to our clients. We understand the needs and challenges of our clients and we have made it our obligation to create, grow, and protect their asset value.